In 2004, the Fund began implementing a value-based health pilot program in a West Virginia HEREIU
plan of 3,000 covered lives and now reports that total medical cost trends dropped from 14.
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populations, the West Virginia numbers were grim: 75 percent were overweight; 29 percent had diabetes; radiology costs were 85 percent higher; drug costs were 48 percent higher than sister plans with similar case mix.
Kongstvedt, MD, Accenture; Vince Kuraitis, Better Health Technologies; Jerry Reeves MD, HEREIU
Trust Funds; Jacqueline Simmons MD, Passport Health Plan; Doug Sherlock, Sherlock Company; Karen Taranto, PMPM Consulting Group; Rob J.
We have updated the site to facilitate communication among and between Red Lion franchisees in the event that they have common concerns during this proposed transition from Hilton to West Coast," said Richard Yeselson, HEREIU
Senior Research Analyst.